Tag: live review

LIVE: The Charlatans @ O2 Apollo, Manchester, 02.12.17

Think Madchester: think The Charlatans. The homecoming gig whilst touring their thirteenth studio album Different Days was well awaited and their return to the Apollo theatre, brought this venue back to it’s former glory of stand out, unapologetically “we are…

LIVE: Marika Hackman @ Gorilla, 16.11.17

Since her twirl as a Burberry model and the beauty of her nu-folk inspired debut album We Slept at Last, Marika Hackman has delved through the main realms that an aspiring artist must take. Having expanded her sound and broadened…

LIVE: Festival Nº6, 2017

Marking the end of a rather tumultuous summer, Festival Nº6 provided a welcome weekend of escape from the real world. Indeed, the disassociation from reality that comes with being in a field with a bunch of strangers for a weekend…

LIVE: Visions Festival, 05.08.17

Although it’s bound to be difficult to top past Visions Festival highlights of 2015’s hug from Shamir, or last year’s discovery of my love of Bleached, this year’s line up is looking pretty sweet… Kicking off the typically sunny day’s…

LIVE: The Gories @ The Magnet, Liverpool, 13.07.17

Detroit’s place as one of the centres of US pop music in the ’60s is well-known. Along with the Motown hit factory, Detroit’s garage rock scene produced some of the most important groups of the era: The MC5, The Stooges…

LIVE (Photos): Arcade Fire @ Castlefield Bowl, 06.07.17

The ‘Sounds of the City’ gigs at Castlefield Bowl are arguably the finest few days in Manchester’s live music calendar and 2017 hasn’t failed to impress so far. Tonight, Canada’s Arcade Fire bring their carnival of insanely talented, genre-spanning musicians…

LIVE: The Maccabees @ Manchester Apollo, 27.06.17

A wet Tuesday night in Manchester – usually a bit of a non-event, but not so tonight… A bittersweet evening awaits. As any stalwart The Maccabees fan knows, they’re guaranteed a cracking gig, but they also know it’s time to say…